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Cats May Improve Social Skills In Kids With Autism

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

From Disability Scoop: “Children with the developmental disorder showed increased empathy and experienced fewer problem behaviors after welcoming a pet cat into their homes. They also displayed less separation anxiety, externalizing, bullying and hyperactivity or inattention.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Newborn Screening May Contain Autism Clues

Monday, January 11, 2021

From Disability Scoop: “The importance for diagnosing autism early during infant and child development, when interventions can have the most impact, cannot be overstated.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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New Program Aims To Train Doctors On Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

From Disability Scoop: “A new effort is underway to better prepare future doctors and other health care professionals to treat people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.